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    Unhappy drive her nuts

    What does it mean?

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    #2

    Re: drive her nuts

    Quote Originally Posted by iloveu View Post
    What does it mean?
    Drive her crazy.


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    Wink Re: drive her nuts

    Oh, thanks. I do not quite understand why people use nuts to describe such annoying situation.

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    Re: drive her nuts

    A related idiom is 'as nutty as a fruit-cake' [=mad]

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    Re: drive her nuts

    Nuts can also mean testicles.

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    #6

    Re: drive her nuts

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    A related idiom is 'as nutty as a fruit-cake' [=mad]

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    Hi

    How can a fruit-cake be nutty? It`s just yummy!!


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    Re: drive her nuts

    Quote Originally Posted by ErinM View Post
    Nuts can also mean testicles.
    Interesting! This is the very first time for me to hear that. Nuts mean testicles. Fantastic...I never think about that. Woo But testicles are soft, nuts are hard. What's the relation on earth?


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    Re: drive her nuts

    teia_petrescu,

    Quote Originally Posted by teia_petrescu View Post
    Hi

    How can a fruit-cake be nutty? It`s just yummy!!
    You've asked what I would like to know. Please help us.


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    #9

    Re: drive her nuts

    Nuts = mad > here is an etymological account: Online Etymology Dictionary

    "fruit-cake" is another term for insane - so "As nutty as a fruit cake" = as insane as a mad person.


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    Re: drive her nuts

    Dear Anglika, I want to express my heartfelt thanks to you.

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